Posts Tagged Europe

Thiem wins 1st career title by beating Mayer in Nice final

NICE, France (AP) — Dominic Thiem held his nerves to win his first ATP tour title on Saturday as he completed a tight 6-7 (8), 7-5, 7-6 (2) victory over fourth-seeded Leonardo Mayer in the final of the Open de Nice.

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Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil wins Geneva Open title

Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil returns a ball to Joao Sousa of Portugal, in their final match during the Geneva Open  tennis tournament in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, May 23, 2015.  (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)

GENEVA (AP) — Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil won the revived Geneva Open title on Saturday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 7-6 (4), 6-4.

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Stosur wins first title this year in Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Third-seeded Samantha Stosur rallied to beat Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the Strasbourg International on Saturday, claiming her first title of the year.

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Karin Knapp beats Roberta Vinci to win Nuremberg Cup

Karin Knapp  from Italy returns a ball to Italy's Roberta Vinci during the final of the Nuremberg  Cup tennis tournament in Nuremberg, Germany, Saturday May 23, 2015.   ( Daniel Karmann/dpa, via AP)

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Karin Knapp defeated fellow Italian Roberta Vinci 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-1 to win the Nuremberg Cup final on Saturday.

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Blatter set to polarize opinion for 4 more years at FIFA

FIFA President  Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Blatter said Tuesday he is on a “mission of peace” to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations in hopes of staving off a Palestinian bid to oust Israel from the world governing body. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

GENEVA (AP) — Sepp Blatter divides opinion so much even his opponents are charmed by him.

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